ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015
As we all know that ICC Cricket World Cup occurs in every 4 year. This time this event is going to take place in Australia and New Zealand from 14th February 2015. This year 14 teams are participating in this event. In country like India where cricket is like worship, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is going to be one of the mega event this year. Currently test series between India and Australia already created a lot of excitement for upcoming event.
These teams participating in this event are
|Teams||ICC ODI Ranking|
|1. New Zealand||9|
|2. Sri Lanka||5|
|5. South Africa||2|
|9. West Indies||7|
|11. Ireland||Qualified via Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Championship|
|13. Scotland||Qualified via ICC World Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2014|
|14. United Arab Emirates.|
India won ICC World Cup in 2011 under Captainship of MS Dhoni after 1983 after 18 years. Previously the ICC World Cup is won by Australia, West Indies, Pakistan, England and Sri Lanka in following year.
|National team||Years won||Years runners-up|
|Australia||1987, 1999, 2003, 2007||1975, 1996|
|West Indies||1975, 1979||1983|
|Sri Lanka||1996||2007, 2011|
|England||–||1979, 1987, 1992|
The countdown has already began and only few days left for the first match going to held at Melbourne between Australia and England on 14th of February. Detail schedule of the tournament is already announced. But people are more excited for 3rd high voltage match of the tournament between India and Pakistan on 15th of February.
You can get the complete schedule of the tournament by clicking here : detail schedule